In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Mark Lewis talks with breast cancer survivor Brenda Brody about the importance of building a support community during cancer and how it helped her cope with her diagnosis.
Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy.
Your doctor may recommend a fine needle aspiration biopsy, also called a fine needle biopsy or FNA, to find out if a mass from a scan or examination is cancer. Here, learn what the procedure is, how to prepare, and how it’s used to diagnose cancer.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Joseph Bernard Jr. describes why he decided to become an oncologist and the array of challenges people with cancer face in Haiti.
Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky discusses how the symptoms of menopause can be similar to those of certain types of cancer, what people approaching or going through menopause should know about these symptoms, and how treatment for menopause can impact cancer risk.
2021 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up: Advances in Treating Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Sarcoma
In this podcast, Cancer.Net Associate Editors discuss new research presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting in lung cancer, breast cancer, and sarcoma and describe what this research means for people with cancer.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, oncology nurse Claire Thevenot shares what it was like being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and how the diagnosis led her to a full-time career in patient advocacy.
2021 ASCO Annual Meeting: New Treatments and Research Advances in Esophageal Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Kidney Cancer, and Nasopharyngeal Cancer
The ASCO Annual Meeting begins on June 4, and here is some of the notable research that will be presented. Topics include combined immunotherapy for esophageal cancer, targeted radiation for mCRPC, olaparib for HER2-negative breast cancer, adjuvant chemotherapy for cervical cancer, pembrolizumab for kidney cancer, and toripalimab for nasopharyngeal cancer.
In this “Voices on Cancer” post, metastatic breast cancer survivor and patient advocate Julia Maués discusses what inspired her to start a program that brings people with cancer, patient advocates, and researchers together to improve cancer care.
In this post, 10-year-old Madison Lyublanovits (M.N.L.) shares what it was like to learn her mom had cancer and what “being brave” during this experience means to her.